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550 billions? Strange reporting in Asia Times

Discussion in 'Indian Air Force' started by somedude, May 20, 2017.

  1. somedude

    somedude Captain FULL MEMBER

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    http://www.atimes.com/france-ready-sell-new-fighter-jets-submarines-india/

    What the heck:

    Impressive. France managed to sell over four times as much to India as it did to the entire world (India included).

    It's obviously a typo but I find even the value 50 billions hard to believe. The big contracts recently have been Scorpene, Mirage 2000 upgrade, and Rafale. Scorpene was $3 billions in 2005 (so over a decade ago, but I'll count it anyway), was $2.5 billions in 2011, and finally Rafale was $8.8 billions in 2016. Adding those up $14.3 billions over twelve years. How do you multiply that by 4 to go to 50 billions, or by 40 to get to 550 billions? What's the real value?
     
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    Bloom 17 2nd Lieutant FULL MEMBER

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    Could be a typo. maybe 550 billion rupees
     
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    That is 8 billion 532 million USD..:rolleyes:
     
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    Bloom 17 2nd Lieutant FULL MEMBER

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    Oh then my bad I'm wrong
     
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